A RADICAL CALL TO DISCIPLESHIP

23And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. 24“For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it. 25“For what […]

THE LINGERING LOVE OF JESUS

‘Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.’ (John 11:5–6) Every time I read these verses I’m shocked! Jesus’ dear friends need him. His buddy is unwell and all the signs look like it is […]

FINDING STABILITY IN AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD

‘John replied, “a person can receive only what is given them from heaven”’ (John 3:27) Fame and notoriety has always been a heady intoxication. However, with the saturation of social media, reality TV and talent shows, the desire to be known has become an overwhelming issue. I’m not talking about mass stardom, but rather the […]

AUTHENTIC FAITH UNPACKED: 5

Authentic faith makes a home nestled in the unfamiliar (pt 2) ‘And by faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country.’Hebrews 11:9 Authentic faith in a growing church can also collide with some personal motivations which are not necessarily noticed in a smaller context. Let me try […]